Wolffiella Hegelm. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Hegelm. 1895. Bot. Jahrb. Syst.. 21: 303

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Distinguishing Features

Free floating aquatic plants, reduced to small, leaf-like, poorly differentiated fronds; roots and veins lacking, crystal cells lacking, seeds nearly smooth. Differs from Wolffia in having fronds flat, with air spaces, daughter fronds produced in a terminal flat pouch and flowers originating in a cavity at the side of the median line of the upper surface.

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